There is no rational way to explain the remarkable circumstances that led to the liberation of the Old City of Jerusalem in 1967.
This short video, produced by World Mizrachi especially for Yom Yerushalayim, the anniversary of the liberation of Jerusalem during the Six Day War, highlights the totally unexpected political and military twists and turns guiding the epic and historic return to the Holy City for the first time in almost two millennia.
Once all diplomatic attempts failed, Israel had no choice but to defend herself, as the tiny country was surrounded by enemies intent on her destruction.
It was one of the most unexpected and inexplicable phenomena in the history of human warfare. As the late Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, one of the greatest spiritual leaders of the 20th century, explained at the time, “Divine destiny was knocking at the door.”
Sign the Declaration to Keep Jerusalem United
Jerusalem Must Remain the United Capital of Israel
I declare that Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the Jewish People and support all efforts to maintain and strengthen a united Jerusalem as the undivided capital of the State of Israel.